• 28
    October
    2019

    Research and Data Stewardship

    Community planning is, at its core, a nation building activity with the essential goal of providing culturally appropriate and relevant supports to community members and building up internal infrastructures so that our communities and membership are thriving, healthy, strong, and self-sufficient. T...

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  • 24
    October
    2019

    Open Call for Facilitators

       The Saskatchewan First Nations Family and Community Institute Inc. (SFNFCI) is the leading, innovative, sustainable, holistic center of research and professional learning to organizations serving children, youth and families.  We attribute our sustained growth and success to the daily contribu...

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  • 30
    September
    2019

    First Nations & Research

    Miyoskapowis (Good Helper) Historically, Indigenous peoples have often experienced research as an exploitative project, treated as objects whose main purpose is to promote and advance non-indigenous research agendas. In many instances, indigenous peoples have been recruited to participate in proje...

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  • 26
    September
    2019

    Prevention Supervisor Network Meeting

    SFNFCI held its second Prevention Supervisor Network Meeting on September 26th 2019. We had 13 participants attend the meeting from different First Nation Child Welfare Agencies.  We had two agencies give presentations on different practices to help spark discussion and create solution focused rel...

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  • 29
    August
    2019

    Culture and Diversity Planning Meeting

      On August 28th 2019, 7 Knowledge Keepers and Elders gathered at SFNFCI to discuss and plan our upcoming Culture and Diversity Training. This meeting was led by head Knowledge Keeper, Gilbert Kewistep of Yellow Quill First Nation. The meeting began with smudge and opening prayer led by Mary Lee of...

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  • 27
    August
    2019

    Shelter Worker Training in Athabasca

    On August 7 and 8th 2019, SFNFCI held a 2 day Grief and Loss training for Shelter Workers in Stony Rapids, SK.  This two-day course is designed to introduce participants to the role of the group home worker in providing grief and loss support to clients, children, and youth. Participants will demo...

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  • 22
    July
    2019

    2019 Woodland Cree Youth Symposium

      My name is Hannah Bird, I am from George Gordon First Nation, but was raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I am currently working as the Programs Summer student while pursuing a sociology degree at the University of Saskatchewan. I have a strong interest in human rights and justice, and during my s...

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